Tetris Monsters combines block-dropping classic with JRPG battles

It must be difficult working at the Tetris division of Electronic Arts. How do you iterate on a game that's pretty much perfect on its own?

Well, you experiment with all sorts of gimmicks. Like this: adding Pokemon-inspired monster battles into the mix. Japan will receive Tetris Monsters for iOS this summer, somehow combining Tetris with a monster collecting game. How it works is beyond us.

As Siliconera points out, this could be EA's attempt at countering the massively popular Puzzle & Dragons. Take a look: